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Cheryl Boone Isaacs

Colorist Maria Carretero has joined Framestore’s global color team. Carretero is currently based in Chicago where she joins colorist Edwin Metternich, who, having recently moved to the US from Framestore in London, is fast making his mark on the office’s advertising portfolio. Carretero came to color through fine art--predominantly painting--producing work under NF Galeria in Madrid for several years. Quick to incorporate digital tools and practices in her work, and spotting the opportunity to combine the two crafts, Carretero began her career as a colorist at Deluxe in Spain. Her work has since taken her around the globe, grading commercial work alongside a long list of both feature and short films. Recent stand-out work includes Jeep’s “Recalculating” for director Tobias Granström and DDB Chicago; Disney’s “You Can Fly” and “Bella Notte,” also with Granström for mcgarrybowen; and a string of Porsche campaigns with agency Cramer-Krasselt...

Cheryl Boone Isaacs--who most recently served as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for four consecutive one-year terms ending in 2017--has joined the board of directors at Cast & Crew, provider of technology-enabled payroll, accounting and production workflow solutions to the entertainment industry. During her time as president of the Academy, Boone Isaacs is credited with a number of key accomplishments, including advancement of the Academy’s initiatives with respect to diversity and inclusion. In addition to her work at the Academy, Boone Isaacs has a distinguished career in the entertainment industry spanning more than four decades. She has held executive positions in the areas of marketing, advertising and publicity for a number of top-tier studios, starting with Columbia Pictures in 1977 and then moving to Melvin Simon Productions and The Ladd Company. She then spent 13 years at Paramount Pictures, finishing as EVP of worldwide publicity before joining New Line Cinema as president of Theatrical Marketing. In 2005, she started her own company, CBI Enterprises, Inc., a consulting firm focused on film marketing. A graduate of Whittier College, Boone Isaacs is an adjunct professor at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts and has served as a trustee of the American Film Institute. She received an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts and an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She was inducted into the NAACP Hall of Fame and honored with the 2016 Rosa Parks Humanitarian Award from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California...

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